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Comment author: Kevin7 08 February 2009 12:47:59AM 1 point [-]

This post needs more explosions.

Comment author: Kevin7 01 February 2009 01:48:13AM 0 points [-]

And is Fate/Stay night really that good?

Comment author: Kevin7 01 February 2009 01:47:29AM 0 points [-]

This story is so Asimovian that I keep waiting for "violence is the last refuge of the incompetent" to pop up.

Comment author: Kevin7 31 January 2009 08:19:48PM 1 point [-]

Manon: I hesitate to post this because it's such an emotional piece, but Eliezer has already written an impassioned response to your question. http://yudkowsky.net/other/yehuda

Comment author: Kevin7 30 January 2009 08:34:29PM 0 points [-]

Is this a different story from the one that was supposed to make us go insane?

In response to Eutopia is Scary
Comment author: Kevin7 12 January 2009 06:31:52AM 19 points [-]

You can publish it; I promise we'll be fine.

In response to Serious Stories
Comment author: Kevin7 09 January 2009 03:00:42AM 4 points [-]

Cory Doctorow's Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a pretty good utopia. Also, I would happily live in the extreme post-singularity of complete AI control off all matter and energy from The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect.

Doctorow's Utopia has few drawbacks that don't exist in modern society, and Metamorphosis is an issue of what friendly AI means. Eliezer, you'd probably like Metamorphosis if you haven't read it -- it's about an obscenely strong AI programmed to follow Asimov's three laws. It touches on a number of issues that you write about here, like orgasmium.

Both are available for free online, Doctorow's under a CC license and localroger's free as in beer.

http://craphound.com/down/

http://www.kuro5hin.org/prime-intellect/